Afghan Biographies

Ghoryani, Haji Nisar Ahmad Faizi


Name Ghoryani, Haji Nisar Ahmad Faizi
Ethnic backgr. Tajik
Date of birth 1967
Function/Grade Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Herat replaced
History and Biodata

Haji Nisar Ahmad Faizi Ghoryani
Phone: 0799694481

2. Previous Functions:
Jihadi Commander with Ismael Khan,
Carpet Exporter to the USA (1992 - 1996),
Manager of Liberty Corporation Electric Company in Herat,
Candidate Wolesi Jirga Elections 2005,
Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 IEC replaced

3. Biodata:
Faizi_NisarNisar Faizi Ghoryani  Nesar Ahmad Ghuriani was born 1967 in Ghoryan District, Herat Province. He is the son of Faiz Mohammad Ghoryani from Herat province, who served as a Business man during the last years of Afghanistan’s monarchy. He completed his elementary education at the Enghelab School, and went on to graduate from Enghelab High School in 1986. (Other sources say from Ghoryani graduated from Dawat High school in Pakistan in 1985.)

The following year, he joined the Mujaheddin and served as the caretaker in charge of logistical affairs for the Herat province resistance front. It was there that Nisar Faizi became an advisor and close companion to Ismail Khan. During the fight against the Red army as a Jihadi Commander he was injured and finally went to the USA . From 1992 until 1996 he started business as exporter of Afghan carpet in USA. After the Taliban’s retrait from Herat, Nisar Faizi continued as the Manager of Liberty Corporation Electric Company in Herat Province. Ghoryani bagged most votes in Wolesi Jirga 2010 elections in Herat Province.

According to some locals, Nisar Ahmad Faizi Ghoryani, a candidate, was misusing his brother status as provincial director of power and energy in the election process. Abdul Raza Ghafuri, 31, said, “Faizi Ghoryani had promised villagers he would provide them electricity, if elected.” (20111204)

The Election Complaints Commission (ECC) on Sunday 20101024 disqualified him for not resigning from his official post on time,  so he was 20101121 delisted from Wolesi Jirga Election 2010 due to fraud. However he now will replace sitting Wolesi Jirga MNA MP Mohammad Rafiq Shahir after a Independent Election Commission Decision 20110821.

Commission (2012): Defense and Territorial Affairs

Nisar Faizi is married and has one daughter and one son.

He is fluent in Dari, English.

Last Modified 2012-07-06
Established 2010-09-20